LHC Group. Inc

Database Administrator

Location : Facility Name
LHC Group Inc Home Office
Requisition ID
Location : Postal Code
Position Type
Work Schedule
Normal (Based on FT, PT, PRN)
Location : City
Baton Rouge
Location : State/Province


LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and home and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

Additional Details

  • Install and upgrade SQL Server installations
  • Implement and manage company data management and security practices and policies
  • Provide guidance and support to Application Developers
  • Assist with schema design, code review, SQL query tuning
  • Monitor performance and troubleshoot problems to ensure database uptime
  • Troubleshoots and resolve database integrity issues, blocking and deadlocking issues, connectivity issues, and security issues
  • Troubleshoots SQL Server related CPU, Memory, I/O, disk space and other resource contention
  • Performance tuning and query optimization, using Performance Monitor, SQL Profiler and other related monitoring and troubleshooting tools
  • Collaborate with Developers, Sysadmins and Vendors to build reliable and scalable services.
  • Working with multiple business units on day-to-day operations.
  • Installing, monitoring, maintaining, upgrading, and tuning databases supporting a network of websites/business units.
  • Performance optimization, rewriting queries, introducing indexes, table partitioning and schema maintenance.
  • Implementations of backup and disaster recovery solutions.
  • Completing tasks required to maintain service levels of project delivery and ensure the availability of all features and functions.
  • Executes backups, restores, recovery models, and database maintenance tasks (Ola Hallengren Maintenance Solutions)
  • Writes and troubleshoots SQL Code and designs (stored procs, functions, tables, views, triggers, indexes, constraints)
  • Index maintenance
  • Log shipping and or database replication
  • Develop, deploy, and support SSIS packages
  • Develop and deploy SSRS reports
  • Develop, deploy, and support SSAS cubes


Skill Requirments


• Minimum 10 years of experience as DBA
• Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Technology, or a related field of study
• Proven knowledge of SQL Servers
• Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills

• Understanding of the Windows / UNIX systems programming and administration philosophy.
• Experience as a DBA and/or Systems Administrator.
• Proficiency in the following database technologies: SQLServer / MySQL, Oracle and Hadoop
• Experience with NoSQL databases such as: MongoDB.
• Experience supporting development, testing and production databases.
• Experience setting up replication, sharing and other high availability solutions.
• Working expertise with at least one scripting language: Python or Bash.
• Strong Windows / Linux working knowledge (preferably RedHat/CentOS family)
• Proactive, collaborative, and a team player.
• Excellent verbal and written communication.


Desired Skills


• Kubernetes (or any other orchestration frameworks).
• Percona Toolkit such as pt-online-schema-change.
• AWS (RDS/EC2/Redshift) or Google Cloud Platform.
• Ansible, Terraform or Puppet.
• Docker containers.


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